Henry Austin Bradley, Sr., 91, of Hendersonville, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, January 1, 2013. He was the son of the late Clarence Bradley and Sarah Middleton Bradley. He was also preceded by four brothers, Walter, Arthur, Archie, and Preston Bradley; one sister Margie Morgan, and one granddaughter, Linda Elaine Glenn.
Mr. Bradley was a WWII veteran and served in the South Pacific, the Solomon Islands and was highly decorated. He was dearly loved by his family and friends and was a true patriot and Christian gentleman. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Juanita Bradburn Bradley; two sons, Austin Jr., and David Bradley, of Charlotte; one daughter, Carole Ann Starr, of Gainesville, FL; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; three brothers, Robert Bradley of Athens, TX, Harold Bradley of Tuxedo, and Wayne Bradley of Saluda; two sisters, Willie Johnson and Faye Mullinax, both of Saluda.
A graveside memorial service was held on Thursday, January 3, 2013 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park with full military honors by the Henderson County Honor Guard, Patriot Guard, Jeff Miller and Mike Murdoch. The officiating minister was Pastor Carroll Poole.